Department of Health & Human Services
Premiers Active April
You’re now only 5 days away from your most active April yet! With amazing offers and unmissable prizes, we’re here to help you get the most out of this year’s Active April.
Check out all the fabulous freebies below – there really is something for everyone! Try something new, pick up something you did as a kid again, or get together as a family and enjoy getting active in the great outdoors. Bring on Active April!
We know how difficult it can be keeping the kids entertained during the school holidays.
That’s why Active April is giving away some amazing offers and prizes, perfect for keeping the kids happy these holidays:
Love the footy? With this year’s season kicking off, Active April is giving you the opportunity to win a signed AFL guernsey with the Join the Clubs Challenge. Show your support by joining your favourite Active April AFL or AFL Womens teams and you will be in the running to win!
We are super proud to have so many inspiring clubs and athletes encouraging all Victorians to do 30 minutes of physical activity a day during April. Be a part of this amazing movement with your favourite team by showing your support and teaming up today!
Whether you’re a regular or are new to YMCA, all registered participants will receive 10 free passes to a participating YMCA or access to a local government recreation facility. If you’re looking to improve your fitness, improve your health and happiness, or maintain your current level of fitness, there is something for everyone. So, make the most of this amazing offer and visit your local YMCA today!
Want to learn how to dance? Active April is giving participants the opportunity to take part in 5 free group dance lessons at a Dancesport Victoria Center. It’s a great way to meet new people all while getting active. With loads of participating studios, the ‘Come and Try’ classes are perfect for beginners wanting to learn Ballroom and Latin dancing.
If you love the outdoors and fresh air then Nordic Walking is for you. Nordic Academy are offering all registered 2018 participants a FREE one hour introduction to Nordic Walking with an International Nordic Walking Master Trainer.
Nordic Walking uses specially designed poles to create a low stress total body workout. It’s a great activity for people of all ages and fitness levels, plus it’s a great activity to get all your friends involved.
Join us for a social game of croquet during April! Participating Croquet Victoria clubs are offering three double passes of ‘Come & Try‘ croquet. Each double pass includes three two hour sessions for you and your friends to enjoy...but get in quick because it’s first in best dressed.
Get 3 of your Active April friends to play doubles tennis at Melbourne Park or Albert Reserve – that’s 4 games with 4 cards between you! Plus don’t forget you could win tickets to watch the 2019 men’s and women’s Australian Open Tennis finals.
Rock Up Netball is a new way to play netball. It’s the perfect activity for people of all ages and is a flexible, ‘pay as you play’ option to organised physical activity. It brings the elements of a fun, social setting, so make sure you team up and get your friends involved. Active April is offering all participants a 15% discount for Rock Up Netball programs.
That’s not all! Make sure you check out the Active April social media pages for even more amazing prizes. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to keep up with the latest news and offers this April.
The all-new My Local feature allows all participants to customise their Active April experience by searching for events and activities in the neighbourhood, near work, or close to school. It’s a great way to plan activities in advance for school holidays or weekends away.
It’s easy to use. Just type in a suburb, set your radius and choose your preferred day or date range, and you’re set to search. In the lead up to April, we have new Local Councils coming on board every day so be sure to check back in if you can’t find an event or facility in your area.
The Active April Mobile App is free to download and makes tracking your fitness journey easier than ever before. This year we have released an updated version with higher speed and performance, plus a new postcode validation functionality to give users a more accurate measure of how each suburb is performing. If you haven’t already, download it now!
Last updated: March 26, 2018 at: 10:23 am
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